Later this week, on April 25, 2014, the United States is expected to file a dispute with the World Trade Organization (the WTO) regarding India’s domestic content requirements for solar cells and solar modules under its Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission programme, introduced to promote the development of solar power generation facilities in the country
The East Kern Wind Resource Area (EKWRA)–it’s a mouthful–and it’s also a hotbed for renewable energy development and the location of a fight over millions of dollars among Southern California Edison (SCE), the California ISO, and independent power developers (IPPs).
Monday Morning Regulatory Review: EPA Electricity Generating Units; Beer, Grain & Cattle; Tax Exempt Organizations & Politics; Waters of the United States
Regulatory practice was illustrated by several specific actions in the past week, some of which have subtle implications.
The Colorado House of Representatives passed a bill yesterday that would require a study of the health impact of fracking in Colorado.
President Obama recently released a Strategy to Reduce Methane Emissions (Strategy) that sets forth a multi-pronged plan for reducing methane emissions both domestically and globally.
In a proposed decision issued today from the California Public Utilities Commission, an administrative law judge (ALJ) determined that energy storage devices…
On April 8, 2014, the Court of Appeals for the Seventh District of the State of Ohio issued its opinion in the matter of Walker v. Noon (2014-Ohio-1499).
Will the Proposed Legislative Changes Reign in Legacy Lawsuits and Bring Energy Development Back to Louisiana?
Legacy lawsuits unfortunately have become a way of life in Louisiana. Landowners with historic exploration and production operations (and speculators purchasing the rights to sue from prior landowners) line up for their chance to win the “Louisiana Environmental Lottery.”
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) is tightening permit conditions for horizontal drillers after a report from state geologists found a “probable connection” between hydraulic fracturing and a string of small earthquakes near Youngstown, Ohio.